Mount Isa by Rail

Visiting Mount Isa by rail, is a magical way to see the enthralling nature of the outback. Travelling along Overlander’s Way, travelers can exit the train at any time and stop off at many destinations. Go in search of dinosaurs at Hughenden, or enjoy an outdoor bath at Julia creek, the opportunities are endless. This historic journey begins in the tropical city of Townsville, through Charters Towers and the Great Dividing Range to Mount Isa.

With trains leaving Mount Isa and Townsville twice a week, many locals and tourists alike enjoy the enchantments of locomotive transport.

The Inlander offers comfortable Economy seating and lounge so you can sit back and relax while the scenery unfolds. Most journey’s occur overnight so guests can nap, sleep and enjoy a stunning outback sunset. The on-board lounge car serves light refreshments and beverages and guests are more than welcome to bring their own. Travelling to Mount Isa by Rail is the perfect, stress free way to travel west!

For booking and timetable information see Queensland Rail website.

For other ways of getting to Mount Isa check out our Getting Here page.